Doug Ellis

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Sir Doug Ellis
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Ellis at the Boleyn Ground, November 2014
Herbert Douglas Ellis

(1924-01-03)3 January 1924
Died11 October 2018(2018-10-11) (aged 94)
OccupationPresident Emeritus (Life President) of Aston Villa
TitleChairman of Aston Villa (1968-1975 & 1982-2006)
PredecessorSir William Dugdale (1982)
SuccessorSir William Dugdale (1975)
Randy Lerner
Spouse(s)Heidi Marie

Sir Herbert Douglas "Doug" Ellis, OBE (3 January 1924 – 11 October 2018),[1] was an English entrepreneur. He was known as the former chairman of Aston Villa Football Club. Ellis was knighted in the 2012 New Year Honours for charitable services.[2]

Ellis died on 11 October 2018 at the age of 94.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Doug's Deadly Number Plate - Doug Ellis". Registration Transfers. Archived from the original on 2013-10-17. Retrieved 2008-04-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "No. 60009". The London Gazette (invalid |supp= (help)). 31 December 2011.
  3. Kendrick, Mat (11 October 2018). "Former Aston Villa owner Sir Doug Ellis dies aged 94 - tributes pour in". Retrieved 11 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)